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Schott Foundation Response to the State of the Union Address – January 27, 2011

Schott Foundation for Public Education Contact: Rick Ellis, 617-876-7700 ext. 220 Shawna Ellis, 617-876-7700 Right Destination Wrong Vehicle Make no mistake, President Barack Obama understands the critically important link between quality education and a strong future for our country. The President’s State of the Union address placed education as a cornerstone of sustaining and growing […]

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Want better teachers? ‘Give them a better job’

Beth Hawkins, MinnPost, October 18, 2010 – If you buy the meme of the moment, teachers unions are the nastiest of the villains robbing American schoolchildren of bright futures. All identically rigid and orthodox, they do this by protecting bad teachers at all cost. Why, if Gov. Tim Pawlenty is to be believed, the labor […]

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